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TomKat Center Welcomes Inaugural Class of Postdoctoral Fellows

By Ryan Haas

The TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy recently awarded its first group of postdoctoral fellowships. Two years in duration, these awards are intended to foster new discoveries by exceptional young researchers working at the nexus of sustainable energy, food, water, transportation, the environment, and human health.

Tailored messages, prizes and technology seen as key to pro-environmental behavior

By Mark Golden

Some people save energy because they care about the environment. Others just want the PopChips.

And that’s okay, according to Marcia McNutt, editor-in-chief of the journal Science. At Stanford University’s annual Connecting the Dots conference, McNutt told participants that to promote good environmental behavior they must tailor their messages for different types of audiences.

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